Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Manteo

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#4 of 17 in Museums in Outer Banks
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  • We visited on Thanksgiving Day and the site, museum, and gift shop were opened. The museum is small but informative. The lady working in the gift shop was very friendly and helpful. We toured the site...  more »
  • We went out of our way to see this park and I'm glad it was free. You get the gist of the place in their very modest visitors center with its video from the 1980's. Place could use a refresh. I guess ...  more »
  • This is a National Park located on Roanoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina commemorating the first English colony in America. It’s about 15 miles from the Wright Brothers National Memorial...  more »
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  • We only had about 45 mins to spend here because we arrived late in the day but we had the best time! Very educational - even if you've always grown up hearing the story of the Lost Colony, you will learn something new here. The outdoor exhibit was awesome - and we captured a few *possible* ghost photos (it's a hobby of ours). It was really beautiful, shady and educational without being boring, even for our teenage daughters. We also were able to check out the outdoor theatre and can't wait to go back when it's in season and actually see the drama! Best of all - it's 100% free! We will be back and hopefully will have more time to explore!
  • Watched an educational video and toured the small display of 'possible' artifacts. There is a reproduction of an earthen fort that you can see. Nothing amazing or awe inspiring, but worth a short visit for historical purposes.
  • So much better than expected! Full blown Lost Colony museum. Rangers are the best... totally knowledgeable experts.
  • Best chicken parmesan I have ever had! Wonderful wait staff and very reasonable prices! My husband and I are excited to have Vic's closer to home.
  • Very educational and easy walking. The Elizabethan Gardens were so beautiful and the employees very friendly and helpful.

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